Posts Tagged as "Mexican American"

Disappearance of 43 Mexican Students Reverberates in Long Beach

Jan. 15, 2015 / By
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The tragedy that rocked the Mexican state of Guerrero has had reverberations in Long Beach, where many families come from that region. More than 162,000 Mexican Americans live here, and many have ties to Guerrero.

For Many Mexican Immigrants, Holidays Are the Hardest Part of the Year

Dec. 23, 2014 / By
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Many Mexican immigrants see the holidays as a harsh reminder of the border that divides them from their families.

Napolitano: UC-Mexico Initiative Will Make California Stronger

Jun. 3, 2014 / By
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Editor’s Note: University of California President Janet Napolitano recently returned from a two-day trip to Mexico, where she met with government officials and academics to discuss the recently announced UC-Mexico Initiative, which aims to bolster cross-border academic and cultural ties...

A Conversation with Gustavo Arellano

Dec. 13, 2013 / By
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From his website: Gustavo Arellano is the editor of OC Weekly, an alternative newspaper in Orange County, California, author of Orange County: A Personal History and Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, and lecturer with the Chicana and Chicano Studies department at California State University, Fullerton...

Celebrating Latin American Culture in Central LB

Jul. 19, 2013 / By
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[Ed. Note: Last Sunday, residents in Central Long Beach came together to hold “La Gran Tardeada” for the first time...

Gay During The Holidays: Celebrating Posada With Bienestar

Dec. 23, 2011 / By
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Text and Photos by Prumsodun Ok, VoiceWaves Project Director + Executive Editor

Jesus Kanessa Gonzalez.  Photo by Prumsodun Ok...

Driving While Mexican

Nov. 16, 2011 / By
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“I got pulled over for no reason,” I said to my father after a night of sightseeing...

MEX/LA: “Mexican” Modernism(s) in Los Angeles, 1930-1985

Nov. 2, 2011 / By
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MEX/LA: “Mexican” Modernism(s) in Los Angeles, 1930-1985 is part of Pacific Standard Time. This unprecedented collaboration, initiated by the Getty, brings together more than sixty cultural institutions from across Southern California for six months beginning October 2011 to tell the story of the birth of the LA art scene...

Maria Rios: Living the Ghost Life

Sep. 28, 2011 / By
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Graphic by John Oliver Santiago.

There comes a moment in life when even the simplest tasks seem difficult on the body.  ..